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Canadian Profits, Michigan Risk

Canadian Profits, Michigan Risk

Line 5 | May 31, 2018 | By Groundwork

This white paper documents that the vast North American oil pipeline network has more than sufficient capacity to ensure that Michigan and Midwest refineries could operate with no economic disruption without Line 5. It also identifies viable solutions that should be implemented to secure necessary propane to Upper Peninsula residents, as well as to transport northern Lower Peninsula oil to southeastern markets.

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Connecting Local Food to Area Institutions

Connecting Local Food to Area Institutions

food & farming | February 27, 2018 | By Jennifer Schaap

How do you change a food system? It’s a big challenge with a lot of energy behind it in Michigan as more people and organizations are supporting the local economy and community health. But small things can have a big impact, like creating a platform for growers and suppliers to meet institutional food buyers who are feeding a large slice of the population—our schools’ students.

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Attracting Young Talent (Back) to Michigan with Passenger Rail

Attracting Young Talent (Back) to Michigan with Passenger Rail

passenger rail | January 29, 2018 | By Jacob Wheeler

Owosso native and entrepreneur Alyson Caverson is excited about the Ann Arbor to Traverse City passenger rail project, which will run from the population centers of southeast Michigan to the emerging economies in the northwest, and pass through Owosso and towns like Howell, Durand, Alma, Mt. Pleasant and Cadillac—all opportunities for her to grow Happy Girl Granola.

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